Friday, November 29.

Bike Party: Pajamboree!: Bike ride with after party at Ottobar. 6:30-11:30 p.m., St. Mary’s Park, 600 N. Paca St.

Planned Parenthood Fundraiser w/ Eze Jackson, Wume, Joe Keyes: All proceeds go to Baltimore Planned Parenthood. 8 p.m., Rituals: Bar & Venue, 12 W. North Ave.

Trap-N-Bowl: Food and drink specials all night. 9 p.m., Shake & Bake Family Fun Center, 1601 Pennsylvania Ave., $10.

Saturday, November 30.

The Black Owned Small Business Expo: Networking opportunities, shopping, food, entertainment, resources, and educational workshops. 9:30 a.m. – 5 p.m., Joint Force Headquarters Fifth Regiment Armory 219 29th Division St.

Forgive Me I Am Alive Release Show: 4kMicheal and friends invite you to celebrate the release of his latest tape “Forgive Me, I am Alive.” 8-11:30 p.m., North Ave. Market, 30 W. North Ave., $5.

Sad & Boujee – An Emo + Trap Dance Party: Drake, My Chemical Romance, Post Malone, Panic At The Disco, and more. 9 p.m., Ottobar, 2549 N. Howard St., $10.

Baltimore Bashment Vol. 3: Glow Party Edition: Dancehall, Soca, and Afrobeat hits. 9 p.m., Motor House, 120 W. North Ave., $8.

Sunday, December 1.

BRB (Balt.Record.Bazaar) Holiday Show: Craft beers, DJs and producers, family friendly. 11 a.m. – 5 p.m., Peabody Heights Brewery, 401 E. 30th St.

An Afternoon of Poetry: Readings by Cave Canem Poets: The annual Cave Canem poetry reading featuring Kyle Dargan and local Cave Canem fellows. Hosted by Reginald Harris from Poets House, New York City. 2-4 p.m., Enoch Pratt Free Library, 400 Cathedral St.

Monday, December 2.

Strive Film Screening and Fundraiser for the Peale Center: The Baltimore premieres of “Strive” and “By Any Means Necessary: Stories of Survival,” a fundraiser for the Peale’s renovations. 5:30-9:30 p.m., The Charles Theatre, 1711 N. Charles St., $10-$100.

Tuesday, December 3.

Jelani Favors presents “Shelter in a Time of Storm”: For generations, historically Black colleges and universities (HBCUs) have been essential institutions for the African American community. 7-10 p.m., Red Emma’s Bookstore Coffeehouse, 1225 Cathedral St.

Toni Morrison Book Club presents Go Tell it On The Mountain: Waller Gallery presents the Toni Morrison Book Club’s (TMBC) second edition. 7:30-9:30 p.m., Decker Library, 1401 W. Mount Royal Ave.

Wednesday, December 4.

Drinks with Baltimore Beat: Men on Boats: Baltimore Beat will be teaming up with Baltimore Center Stage for a happy hour and a free showing of “Men on Boats.” 5:30 p.m., Baltimore Center Stage, 700 N. Calvert St.

Thursday, December 5.

MICA Art Market 2019: Art Market is a four-floor holiday market that provides over 275 of MICA’s best students, alumni, faculty, and staff the opportunity to sell their artwork, craft and artisan-made pieces in a four-day public event on MICA’s campus. Fifteen percent of all sales funds MICA scholarships for returning undergraduate students. Dec. 5-8, Maryland Institute College of Art, 1300 W. Mount Royal Ave.

Monument Lighting 2019: Head to Mount Vernon Place and the Washington Monument to kick off the season at the region’s longest running holiday tradition with your friends and neighbors. 5-8 p.m., Mount Vernon Place, 699 Washington Place. 

Dolemite: A lasting testament to both rap pioneer / nightclub comic par excellence Rudy Ray Moore and the sun-bleached, smog-covered vistas of ‘70s L.A., Dolemite remains one of blaxploitation’s greatest achievements. 9-10:30 p.m., The Charles Theatre, 1711 N. Charles St., $11.

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Lisa Snowden is Editor-in-Chief and cofounder of Baltimore Beat. Previously, she was an editor at Baltimore City Paper, Baltimore Sun, and The Real News Network. Her work has also appeared in Essence,...